At its annual conference in Savannah, the Georgia Economic Developers Association named Leah Blasingame chair of its Professional Development Committee.
Leah is the Manager of Business & Industry for Macon Economic Development Commission.
As chair of the Professional Development Committee, Leah will be responsible for marketing, reviewing and awarding scholarships to members for professional certification in economic development, as well as providing workshops and forums to develop members’ skills.
GEDA holds its annual conference each year in Savannah.
GEDA provides networking and professional development resources to its members and advocates public policies to support quality economic development and job creation throughout the state.